National Basketball Association
Memphis 104, Dallas 88
When: 7:30 PM ET, Monday, March 13, 2023
Where: American Airlines Center, Dallas, Texas
Officials: #34 Kevin Cutler, #54 Ray Acosta, #60 James Williams
Attendance: 20303

Behind Desmond Bane and another productive game from David Roddy off the bench, the Memphis Grizzlies rolled past the host Dallas Mavericks 104-88 on Monday for their third consecutive victory.

Bane had a team-high 23 points in addition to seven assists and eight rebounds. Roddy added 19 points on 8-of-11 shooting and 3-of-5 success from beyond the 3-point arc in a follow-up to his season-high, 24-point outing against Dallas on Saturday.

Dillon Brooks (19 points, five assists) and Santi Aldama (10 points, nine rebounds) also played well for the Grizzlies. Tyus Jones started in place of Ja Morant (off-court incident) for a fifth consecutive game and scored 13 points.

With Kyrie Irving (right foot soreness), Luka Doncic (left thigh strain) and Christian Wood (right foot soreness) out for Dallas, Jaden Hardy led the Mavericks with 28 points and eight rebounds.

Josh Green had 23 points and seven assists for Dallas despite getting into foul trouble in the second half. McKinley Wright IV (nine points, six rebounds) and Justin Holiday (nine points) played well off the bench for the Mavericks.

An 8-0 run to close the first quarter gave Memphis a 29-25 lead after one. Jones scored nine points in the opening frame, while Hardy had 16 points thanks to four 3-pointers.

Dallas went on an 18-11 run, capped by 3-pointers from Tim Hardaway Jr. and Green, to take a 43-40 lead with less than six minutes to play in the second quarter. A Wright layup with three seconds to go until halftime gave the Mavericks a 50-49 lead after a back-and-forth first half.

A 12-0 run, sparked by six points from Bane, to open the second half gave the Grizzlies a 61-50 lead. Roddy sank a 3-pointer with less than a minute to go in the third quarter, putting Memphis up 83-69. A driving layup by Wright trimmed the Grizzlies' lead to 85-71 entering the fourth.

Brooks drilled a 3-pointer to give Memphis an insurmountable 100-83 lead with 6:45 to go in the game.

--Field Level Media

Top Game Performances
Memphis   Dallas
Desmond Bane 23 Scoring Jaden Hardy 28
Desmond Bane 7 Assists Josh Green 7
Santi Aldama 9 Rebounds Jaden Hardy 8
Desmond Bane 6 Free Throws Made Jaden Hardy 5
Xavier Tillman 3 Steals Jaden Hardy 1
John Konchar 1 Blocks Maxi Kleber 2
Team Stats Summary
Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Memphis 104 45.8 12-37 16-19 23 47 3 9 16
Dallas 88 38.9 12-46 6-8 23 41 3 3 13
Upcoming Games
  • Dallas will play their next game on the road against San Antonio. The Mavericks have a W/L % of .429 after a win and .559 after a loss.
  • Memphis will play their next game on the road against Miami. The Grizzlies have a W/L % of .683 after a win and .500 after a loss.